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're in an environment where it is too clean you could get the next infection that comes along. >> give me a deep breath. >> reporter: the doctor says our super clean life-style could be partly to blame for the rise in the number of people with allergies and asthma. >> i view the immune system as an army, and if it doesn't have anything to fight, in many cases it will fight allergens. >> dogs, cats, trees. >> reporter: she has allergies, as well as three of her friends at school. >> we can't be like a normal kid. >> reporter: recent studies give new weight to the decades-old theory that some germs help our systems, between the harmful and harmless irritants. these findings of this population shows that kids raised on cow farms had reduced risk of allergies. >> there is a link between the farming community having less of a link between the allergies, and the kids having less of them as they grow up. >> reporter: the experts say the alcohol-based sanitizers do have a place in our lives. in hospitals, public places, and for those of us with compromised immune systems. >> the key is to balance personal clea
, these incidents paint a clear picture that the environment in libya was fragile at best and could degrade quickly. tonight four republican senators led by john mccain are demanding answers from the cia director and other top intelligence officials in what is becoming an explosive campaign issue. the state department denies it denied the request for more security. but says house republicans cut $300 million from their security budget. tonight four weeks after the attack, the department gave its first blow by blow account of what was clearly a well organized assault, never a spontaneous demonstration as officials first claimed. brian? >> hearings tomorrow. andrea mitchell with our story. thanks. >>> from pakistan tonight a truly shocking story of brutality against a 14-year-old girl targeted r assassination by the taliban because she dared to stand up and speak out. the world is just now learning about this. and reacting to it in horror. we get our report tonight from our nbc news pakistan based correspondent amna nawaz. >> reporter: she's known as a fighter for peace, for the right of girls like h
. take a look at the video we shot earlier. it is only a demonstration in a controlled environment. the flames are a har ch reminder of how often this plays out in homes. cooking equipment and kitchen fires are the number one cause. here at the consumer product commission in montgomery county, they show how quickly a simple flame can get out of control. your heating and cooling equipment is the next likely culprit including space heaters that kill 100 people a year. fire retardant curtains. i was impressed with how well they worked. no fire to report. overall six people die every day in house fires. a statistic that can be lowered. >> there are too many fires in the united states. too many fires. they happen every minute every day. as chief mitchell said, six people die every couple minutes here in this united states from a fire. that's a tragedy. >> reporter: barbara and keith, we said at the top of the broadcast here and we are going to say it again, the number one thing, smoke detectors. make sure you have them and the batteries work. have them in every room of your home. it's t
could be bad for you. doctors say if you're in a normal environment and you're not exposed to germs, overusing hand sanitizers might make you more susceptible to infections. doctors say a super-clean lifestyle could be partly to blame for the rise in the number of people with allergies and asthma. >> agree with that. pretty soon you'll be able to see the calorie count wheni do buy a soda from the vending machine. coke, pepsi and dr. pepper are rolling out machines that will feature calorie counts on the buttons of the machine. the machines will launch in chicago and san antonio next year. the american beverage association says the machines will remind customers to consider lower calorie alternatives. do you think there will be a rise in the diet coke and diet pepsi and all those drinks? >> i think people have to take responsibility for themselves. do you have to put the numbers on the machines? remind people? you know what you should and shouldn't be eating or drinking, come on. >> all right. 5:21. >> if i don't want to know, i don't want to know, don't put the numbers there. >> ign
practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. >>> so what's the expression you should never work with kids or animals? well, take a look at what happens. this is a story involving our own kathie lee gifford. here's what happened in our fourth hour on thursday. >> puppy needs a bathy. >> oh, oh, oh. >> that's what we don't do. >> puppy took a nosedivy. >> i'm sorry, honey. i'm sorry. >> puppy's okay. >> the puppy's okay. kathie lee and hoda are on the phone right now. kathie lee, have you gotten over this? >> the puppy is okay, but i'm a wreck. >> yeah, i know. this was upsetting for you. >> this is upsetting for me. i have three dogs of my own and adore dogs and have realized what the problem was. the problem is that this dog did not want to go home with hoda. >> i'm on the phone. >> he wanted to go back. he knows hoda is looking to adopt a dog, and he -- he knows what her apartment is like, and there's no way. >> wow. >> get me away. >> hoda, looking at your reaction. you really under-react there had. >
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